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Offline SupSuper

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Old Mod Portal Archive
« on: March 26, 2018, 08:17:37 am »
When the mod portal was facing issues, I feared the worst and ran a web scraper to grab every file I could just in case the worst happened. And well, it did. :P The result is I managed to collect all the downloads before they were forever lost. Originally I was gonna save this for migrating to the new portal after careful curation, but given the delays on that front and repeated requests for lost mods, I decided to provide them here:

https://openxcom.org/download/oldmods/

This is an archive of all the working downloads on the www.openxcom.com portal as of 10th October 2017. Only files that were publicly available were archived, any files that were deleted by their authors or unavailable due to server issues will still be lost. In case of duplicate filenames, you will have to figure out which one is the "correct version". Checking the Date Modified might help, although it seems old files all had their timestamp wiped in a server move in 2016.

Disclaimer
  • This is a last resort for the sake of preservation. Only use these mods if there are no other public versions available.
  • All files are provided as-is with no support or associated mod page. Any form of documentation or instructions will have to be in the files.
  • The contents may be broken, corrupt, outdated, or otherwise a non-functional mess, with no guarantee of support from the original authors.
Any mod authors that want their old work removed just let me know.

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Re: Old Mod Portal Archive
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2018, 08:47:21 pm »
Thanks for this, SupSuper!

If you ever get hold of the website source code and know a site to host, I'd be interested in helping maintain it.

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Re: Old Mod Portal Archive
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2018, 09:21:31 am »
Nice.
Great job.

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Re: Old Mod Portal Archive
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2018, 02:13:41 pm »
Many many thanks!! I got kind of lost with the filenames though, fortunately I'm still able to search for mod's name in the mod portal, so I can see filename in there  ;D